Egypt accelerating process to extend Sisi's rule

Egypt’s parliament accelerating process of passing constitutional amendments that would allow Sisi to stay in office past current term.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2019, 6:18 AM

2 Gazans killed by toxic gas in cross-border tunnel

Hamas terrorist and Gaza civilian killed by toxic gas in cross-border tunnel between coastal enclave and Sinai.David Rosenberg, 2/11/2019, 9:09 AM

Egyptian parliament advances proposal to extend Sisi's rule

Egypt's parliament advances proposal to amend constitution in a way that could allow President Sisi to stay in office beyond 2022.Ben Ariel, 2/6/2019, 2:44 AM

Egyptian lawmakers seek to allow Sisi to extend rule

Egyptian lawmakers table constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to extend his rule beyond 2022.Elad Benari, 2/4/2019, 4:39 AM

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing in both directions

Hamas says Rafah border crossing will reopen on Tuesday. Egypt has not confirmed.Elad Benari, 1/29/2019, 4:18 AM

Egypt TV debate: Polygamy as solution to Egypt’s spinster crisis

Pro-polygamy activist says Egypt has 'ticking time bomb' of 11 million women past age of marriage.Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2019, 12:17 AM

For first time since 2011: Israeli minister in Egypt

Minister Steinitz makes first state visit to Cairo since Arab Spring, participates in first regional gas forum.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2019, 4:46 PM

Jordanian King, Egyptian President call for 'two-state solution'

King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi affirm importance of efforts to achieve peace based on two-state solution.Elad Benari, 1/14/2019, 6:06 AM

Israeli energy minister makes rare visit to Egypt

Minister Yuval Steinitz visits Cairo for natural gas conference - the first such visit by an Israeli minister since 2017.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 8:07 PM

Gaza-Egypt crossing closed after Hamas takes over border

Egypt bars Gazans from entering Sinai after Hamas takes over Egyptian-Gaza border from Palestinian Authority.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 1:47 PM

Egypt acknowledges ‘wide range of coordination’ with Israel

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says Egypt is in 'deepest, closest cooperation ever' with Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/8/2019, 7:25 AM

Egypt to bar Gazans after Hamas takes over crossing

Hamas terror group announces Egypt to stop allowing entry to Gazans after PA abandons Rafah Crossing to Hamas.AFP, 1/7/2019, 9:40 PM

Hamas takes control of Egypt-Gaza border

As Palestinian Authority officers withdraw, Hamas takes control of Gaza-Egypt border crossing.AFP, 1/7/2019, 2:58 PM

'Sometimes the Air Force needs to cross to the Israeli side'

“60 Minutes” airs full interview with Egyptian President, in which he acknowledged close security cooperation with Israel.Elad Benari, 1/7/2019, 5:31 AM

Policeman killed in explosion outside Egyptian church

Policeman killed, two wounded while dismantling an explosive device outside a church in Cairo.Elad Benari, 1/6/2019, 6:43 AM

Egyptian President: We're working with Israel against ISIS

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi tells CBS his country has "a wide range of cooperation" with Israel.Elad Benari, 1/4/2019, 12:09 AM

Chief Rabbi wants Egypt to allow pilgrimage to rabbi's gravesite

Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef asks ambassador to Egypt to pressure Cairo to allow visits to the grave of Rabbi Yaakov Abuhatzeira.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 4:40 PM

Hamas denies smuggling terrorists to Egypt

Hamas denies allegation by Egypt's former president Mubarak that it infiltrated hundreds of men across the border during 2011 uprising.Elad Benari, 12/30/2018, 4:43 AM

Three dead in bus explosion in Egypt

Two Vietnamese tourists and Egyptian tour guide killed as roadside bomb hits tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/28/2018, 9:59 PM

Mubarak takes witness stand in successor's trial

Former Egyptian President appears in successor Mohammed Morsi's trial, but asks current President for permission to testify.Elad Benari, 12/27/2018, 2:39 AM

Egyptian security forces kill 14 jihadists in Sinai

Egyptian security forces kill 14 jihadists as operation against Sinai terrorism continues.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2018, 4:06 AM

Israeli youth village hit by gunfire from Egypt

IDF reports that Israeli youth village damaged by gunfire originating in Egyptian territory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 6:38 PM

Report: Pompeo to deliver speech on Middle East

Official says Secretary of State will deliver speech on Middle East during a visit to Egypt next month. He might then visit Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2018, 2:08 AM

Egypt allocates $71 million for synagogue renovations

Egyptian President to allocate $71 million for the renovation of synagogues and Jewish heritage sites in the country.Elad Benari, 12/12/2018, 4:08 AM

Israel thanks UN, Egypt for help reaching ceasefire with Hamas

Israeli Ambassador to the US thanks UN envoy, Egypt, and Qatar for assisting in reaching ceasefire with Hamas after 500 rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2018, 5:12 PM

Report: Saudis, Egypt push Arab countries to trade with Israel

Report says Saudi, Egyptian leaders discussed how to encourage Arab countries to develop relations with Israel as part of US peace plan.Tal Polon, 11/29/2018, 1:02 PM

Egypt calls on Israel to stop attacking Gaza

As ceasefire is agreed to, Egypt calls on Israel to "immediately stop all forms of military action" in Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/14/2018, 6:08 AM

UN, Egypt attempt to restore calm

International mediators attempt to avert war as Hamas barrage of at least 200 rockets continues.Gary Willig, 11/12/2018, 8:17 PM

Jordanian, Egyptian ambassadors present credentials

President Rivlin accepts diplomatic credentials from new ambassadors.Elad Benari, 11/9/2018, 5:05 AM

Sisi: Peace with Israel is 'stable and permanent'

Egyptian President hails peace agreement with Israel, says most Egyptians support it.Elad Benari, 11/5/2018, 6:14 AM

This is the agreement being discussed between Israel and Hamas

Egypt trying to mediate a phased agreement between Israel and Hamas that will also increase the supply of electricity to Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 11/5/2018, 5:12 AM

Abbas and al-Sisi meet

PA leader meets with Egyptian counterpart as a deal between Israel and Hamas becomes increasingly likely.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2018, 5:56 PM

ISIS claims attack on Christian pilgrims in Egypt

ISIS's Sinai branch claims attack on three buses carrying Christian pilgrims in which 7 were killed.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/2/2018, 9:18 PM

Egypt: Seven killed in attack on bus

Unknown gunmen shot at a bus heading toward a Coptic Christian monastery in upper Egypt.Gil Ronen, 11/2/2018, 4:16 PM

Egyptian author arrested on charges of 'fake news'

Egyptian police arrest author of a book criticizing the government's economic policy.Elad Benari, 10/22/2018, 3:34 AM

Egypt sentences 17 to death over attacks on churches

Egyptian military court sentences 17 people to death over suicide bombings of Coptic churches.Elad Benari, 10/12/2018, 4:32 AM

Former Egyptian president's son arrested, then released

Abdullah Morsi, youngest son of Mohammed Morsi, released on bail hours after being arrested for spreading "fake news".Ben Ariel, 10/11/2018, 6:35 AM

Melania Trump in Egypt to tour pyramids, Sphinx

Melania Trump in Egypt to wrap up four-country tour of Africa, visits pyramids and Sphinx.Mordechai Sones, 10/7/2018, 2:59 PM

Report: Qatar transferring funds to Hamas - via Israel

Qatar paying Hamas salaries, bypassing Palestinian Authority, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2018, 10:18 PM

Deal to allow Israeli gas exports to Egypt

Company CEO says purchase is 'most significant milestone' for market since gas fields' discoveries.AFP, 9/27/2018, 3:38 PM

Sisi calls for resumption of Israel-PA talks

Speaking at UN General Assembly, Egyptian President says peace talks should guarantee establishment of Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 9/26/2018, 5:20 AM

ISIS has been 'wiped out', says Trump

President Trump says Islamic terror group all but annihilated in Syria, lauds Egypt's role in combating terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2018, 9:36 AM

Israeli arrested in Egypt

25-year-old Israeli arrested at the Taba crossing after a bullet was found in his bag.Orli Harari, 9/23/2018, 5:12 AM

Court orders Mubarak's sons released

Egyptian court orders the release of Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, who are suspected of stock manipulation.Elad Benari, 9/21/2018, 4:46 AM

Egypt: Mubarak's sons arrested for stock manipulation

Gamal and Alaa Mubarak accused of failing to notify stock market of agreements to acquire majority stakes in several banks.Elad Benari, 9/16/2018, 6:42 AM

Egypt freezes assets of charities tied to Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian judicial committee freezes assets of more than 1,000 charities tied to the banned Muslim Brotherhood.Elad Benari, 9/12/2018, 6:38 AM

Egypt upholds death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood leaders

Egyptian court upholds death sentences against 75 people in connection with violent 2013 riots.Elad Benari, 9/9/2018, 4:40 AM

Abbas threatens to cut contact with Israel over Hamas deal

'Be happy with Hamas,' Palestinian Authority chief reportedly says to Israel, warning against ceasefire agreement between Israel, Hamas.David Rosenberg, 9/7/2018, 10:21 AM

Sisi ratifies law to monitor social media

Egypt's President ratifies law granting authorities the right to monitor social media users in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 6:39 AM

Agreement between Hamas and Israel - 'over my dead body'

PA Chairman reportedly outraged at Egypt that ceasefire deal being formed without his participation, cries 'defiance of PA leadership.'Tal Polon, 8/28/2018, 1:29 PM

Egypt tightens control of the internet

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi signs new law tightening the government's control of the internet.Elad Benari, 8/20/2018, 5:16 AM

Report: Tension between Palestinian Authority and Egypt

Tension mounts between Egypt and Palestinian Authority after PA Chairman Abbas refuses to accept proposed Hamas-Israel peace agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 10:11 AM

Report: Egypt offers Israel direct negotiations with Hamas

PA sources say Egypt seeks to have Israeli, Hamas delegations in the same building during cease-fire negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2018, 5:33 PM

Report: Egypt's intelligence chief visited Israel

Arab newspaper reports Egypt's intelligence chief visited Tel Aviv to discuss Gaza agreement.Elad Benari, 8/16/2018, 6:56 AM

PA source: Abbas is disrupting Gaza peace agreement

Egypt no longer focusing on achieving long-term peace between Hamas, Palestinian Authority, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 8:43 AM

Secret meeting between Netanyahu and Sisi

PM Netanyahu secretly traveled to Egypt two months ago to discuss Gaza situation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 8:13 PM

Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life

Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guide to life in prison on accusations of inciting violence.Elad Benari, 8/13/2018, 2:06 AM